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Sun Nov 23

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 8:28 PM

Re: testosterone update

Even at these levels there is damage being done to his system.

It is my understanding that it is not unusual for BP to rise slightly as one ages and I have not read anything that indicates that BP in the 130-140's in sn [more]

Fri Nov 21

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 6:03 PM

Re: Canseco's finger

Apparently it was a hoax (the falling off part).

Seems it was:

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Wed Nov 19

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 10:39 AM

Re: A reason to celebrate!

I woke up at 4 am and was umable to fall back to sleep... ah... the joys of aging...

I have the opposite "problem" the last few weeks. Regardless of what time I go to sleep, I sleep until about 8:15 - 8:30 the next morning. [more]

Tue Nov 18

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 11:55 AM

Re: A reason to celebrate!

I have no children and no siblings, and often wonder if anyone will care about me when I'm gone. Not that it matters, as I won't be here... but it is a strange feeling that my entire existence might disappear when I die.

Then again, I
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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 11:46 AM

Canseco's finger

Apparently the re-attachment of his finger after his gunshot wound did not work. The other day while he was playing poker, it "fell off".

He wants to auction it off on EBay:

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Mon Nov 17

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 1:44 PM

A reason to celebrate!

On Saturday I went to a party to celebrate my ex-MIL's 99th birthday!

Yes, she was 99 last Wednesday.

She still gets around using a walker. Her brain (and wit) is still sharp!! And she really doesn't look her age. She gets her hair [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 12:34 PM

Another one

According to cbssport.com, Russell Martin has signed a 5-year deal with Toronto for $82 million.

I didn't think he was worth that much!

Christina

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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 12:31 PM

Hey Fuskie!

From cbsportsline:

"The Braves acquire RHP Shelby Miller and RHP Tyrell Jenkins from the Cardinals in exchange for OF Jason Heyward and RHP Jordan Walden."

I thought Heyward was supposed to be a big part of the Braves' [more]

Sun Nov 16

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 1:56 PM

Re: MVP awards

An article about with a bunch of nameless quotes is meaningless.

I didn't offer the article as proof of anything; I merely said it was "interesting".

I'm sure I've seen him pitching many more times than you [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 12:50 PM

Re: MVP awards

Well, ESPN gives you an article with nameless quotes to make it look like their own opinion is meaningful. Whether it's baseball or football ESPN is only focused on 10% of the teams.

ESPN picked the Dodgers to go the distance in
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Sat Nov 15

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 11:53 PM

Re: MVP awards

You may not want to brag about Kershaw's outstanding year batting in light of Madison Bumgarner, who has received no awards ever. Madison had an OBP of .286, with four home runs, two grand slams, 17 RBI and a batting avg of .258

Yes, [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Recipes/Cooking board. 10:15 AM

the "Cake Boss"

Buddy Valastro, the "Cake Boss" was arrested in Manhattan for driving while intoxicated.

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Fri Nov 14

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 4:18 PM

Re: MVP awards

Bob Gibson was the last pitcher in the NL to win both in 1968.

Of course. Thanks for the correction, ray. Not sure what I had intended to say!

Newk was the first pitcher to win both awards in the same year (1956 - which was [more]

Thu Nov 13

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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 7:37 PM

How much????

Well, Giancarlo Stanton didn't win the NL MVP but I don't think he's crying in his beer.

Check this out:

"The Marlins are discussing a record-breaking $300 million deal with outfielder Giancarlo Stanton, according to [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 7:31 PM

Re: testosterone reaction

I'll wager that up until a few weeks ago most readers on this forum were as in the dark as you WRT the symptoms of heart attacks in women......and might also have mistakenly believed that the medical profession was equally as [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 7:08 PM

MVP awards

AL -- After finishing second to Miguel Cabrera in both the 2012 and 2013 voting, Mike Trout has won his first MVP award -- only the 10th time that a player has won unanimously. At 23, he is the 5th youngest to win MVP in MLB history. (Remember that [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:16 PM

Re: testosterone reaction

Ot maybe you're aware that, as much as you like to blast off at or alternatively ignore what I have to say, it might have bit of merit.

You know, VeeEnn, once upon a time your posts (other than the snotty, I-know-everything-and you [more]

Wed Nov 12

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chkNYC replied to the Retirement Investing board. 7:19 PM

Re: HSA question

But right now, I plan on paying for any medical expenses out of my current income.

While I hope that works for you, my original point was that accidents, injuries, illnesses and diseases could mean that your income at some point may [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 6:56 PM

Cy Young Awards

Wow! What a shock in the NL - Clayton Kershaw wins the Cy Young in the NL. Unanimous.

But there was a real race in the AL and speculation is that one really poor game in September cost King Felix the award and it went to Corey Kluger of [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 1:57 PM

Savings on airplane fares

So a family member has a terminal illness and you're thinking about how you can save on airplane fares for the trip to the future funeral.

OK - I sort of understand that.

But saying that you do have airlines miles but don't want to [more]

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